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15 May 2012
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The International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) was marked with commemorations in all UNFPA sub-offices in Somalia in collaboration with UNICEF. Most of the... Read more
16 March 2012
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After a long construction process, the Vice-President of Somaliland could finally open the new building for the Ministry of Planning and Development, and thanked the UN for its support make the... Read more
20 February 2012
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In its fight to eradicate fistula, UNFPA in collaboration with the Ministry of Health opened the national fistula campaign in Somalia in November. 79 fistula operations were carried out by December... Read more
20 January 2012
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I January, UNFPA has through its Impelemnting Partner distributed 283 Clean Delivery Kits to 283 Pregnant Women in Galkayo IDP settlements. The pregnant women were ranging from 6 months to 9 months... Read more
20 January 2012
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As part of the emergency response UNFPA Somalia, in partnership with a two local NGOs has established 13 new maternity waiting homes in IDP settlements in Mudug and Galgadud regions. Each maternity... Read more
29 November 2011
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RABAT, Morocco - Participants in Rabat Forum, that ended today adopted the UNFPA regional strategy on prevention and response to Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the Arab states region for 2014-2017.... Read more
24 November 2011
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UNFPA Somalia donated one hard top land cruiser ambulance to Ministry of Health, Somaliland as part of its efforts to improve maternal health.   Salada Robleh, Officer-in-charge Hargeisa office,... Read more
24 November 2011
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Attempts to control a woman´s body in one form or another, are made in almost every society in the world, and Somalia is no exception. The very harmful practice of Female Genital Mutilation / Cutting... Read more
21 November 2011
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The Puntland Y-Peer network raises issues about piracy in their first edition of their newsletter. The Youth Peer education network is a youth-to youth initiative, pioneered by UNFPA. The Y-Peer... Read more
18 November 2011
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A young girl stole the show when somalis in Somaliland decleared abandonment of Female Genitial Mutilation (FGM)in a ceremony in Borama this week. Both men and woman participated in the ceremony to... Read more

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